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    Imperialism in America

  • The Purchase of Alaska

    Bought Alaska from Russia by William Seward. Became know as Seward's Folly/Icebox because people thought it was bad.
  • Kalakua Becomes King

    He resented America's influence over his government.
  • Bayonet Constiution Signed

    Restricted the king's power and deprived natives the right to vote.
  • Open Door Policy Proposed

    Aim was to give all nations equal trading rights.
  • Boxer Rebellion

    Boxers laid seige to the Chinese capital city, Beijing.
  • Start of russo-Japanese War

    Started because both Russia and Japan wanted the same land.